Tuesday, April 16, 2013

April Note Card Party–Florida Photos

I wasn’t sure what to post today. It seems that when I read my favorite blogs, others say it so much better than I could. I was very glad to see Vee had the Note Card Party up and running. I will quote her now…

“Since this post was created, the tragic events in Boston have taken place. It is always a shock to come face to face with evil in one's own corner. Though the Note Card Party continues, I know that thoughts and prayers are with those who are suffering whether in grief over lives lost or with grief over the challenging task of recovery. When I saw this picture on MSN of a woman praying, I thought that her anguish says it all and that her example is fitting. Such events take us to our knees.” Vee at A Haven for Vee

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These are some Florida scenes that I thought you would enjoy today.

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Click on any photo to go to the original post and see more. I hope you’ll join us.

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And let’s all continue to pray.

52 comments:

Sally said...

What beautiful and peaceful photos!

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Jane and Chris said...

Your pics were very peaceful...take care 'Sis".
Jane x

Cranberry Morning said...

Beautiful photos, Diane. Sometimes it's hard to find beauty amidst the violence and chaos, but God is the author of beauty and peace.

Dorothy Crutchfield said...

Thank you for the beautiful photos, Diane. Praying.
Dorothy

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Your note cards actually work very well for this day. There is a reflective quality to them and each picture reminds us that the world is beautiful. And so are most of the people in it. We just simply can't let the few evil ones overwhelm us (because that's what they want).

Barbara F. said...

Lovely and peaceful photos, Diane. Vee did say it so perfectly on her post. xo

Snap said...

Beautiful, peaceful shots. Sometimes we have to continue with the everyday order to fight the ugliness. Hugs----

Lorrie said...

Lovely, peaceful photos. I really love the dolphin with the light glinting off him. Such a great photo.

CJ STITCHING AND BLOOMS said...

Hello My Dear friend,

Your photos always make my heart soar to see them. Love all the sealife and birdlife...I could very easy live Down By The Sea... I just started reading The Creek. I love it so far... Have a lovely week.

My heart and prayers go out to all the victim of the bombing in Boston.. Very sad indeed.
Hugs Judy

Susie said...

Thank you for posting the beautiful photos. They were nice to see...The news programs have been hard to watch. It is sad that someone evil has disrupted so many lifes. I pray for all those that are suffering. xoxo,Susie

debra @ homespun said...

And once again ( continue to pray and try to fathom this latest horrible tragedy )

We were discussing this at my office today. MY theory for the moment is that it is not foreign terrorism but a deranged USA citizen, while others had their own theories but bottom line we decided that the word "EVIL" and just that, should come back into our vocabulary.

Vee said...

Oh, Diane, the "let your heart soar" photo grabbed me. I really appreciate the extra steps you took to make these notecards extra special. Go ahead! Have them printed up. You'll be delighted with them.

Olive said...

So peaceful and serene Diane. All lovely.

Roses, Lace and Brocante said...

Yes it is a sad day but your beautiful cards have lifted my spirits Diane, especially the gulls "Let your heart Soar".
This is a card I would love to add to my collection to send to friends.
hugs
Shane ♥

Donna said...

Thank you sharing, once again, for these beautiful scenes of your world!

The Boston Lady said...

Seeing NSB again made me tear up - miss that beach and The Breakers cheeseburgers.

I think your friend summed it all up quite eloquently. Although there are never adequate words. Ann

Jeanne said...

I love what you did to make this a cohesive set. They are beautiful.

Lavender Cottage said...

Your note cards show how lovely Florida is in all aspects Diane. I like the colours of New Smyrna Beach.
Judith

Jan said...

The scenes that you used are so pretty. Not being a 'water girl', I can appreciate their beauty, tho.
After such a sad week, your cards give a feeling of peace.

camp and cottage living said...

I would title your photos
Nature in Abundance!
they are all beautiful.

Milo Nerak said...

Lovely images. Beautiful post.
Donna

Linda Walker said...

I am glad to see these beautiful images before I go to bed...thankful I checked in after watching the news.
Thank you, Linda
sewwhat

La Tea Dah said...

Beautiful photos and effects. I'm glad Vee is having a Note Card party so I can meet new bloggers.

cucki said...

Great photos xxx

podso said...

Peaceful scenes make a nice set of note cards!

bj said...

Perfect photos for beautiful cards..

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Beautiful photos. Yes, lets continue to pray!

hugs, Linda

Icy BC said...

Fantastic note cards! I love the texture in the last one!

Ellie VanCaster said...

Praying and praying some more-such a tragedy and so very scarey to wonder what next?

Terri said...

Beautiful set of note cards!

ImSoVintage said...

What beautiful photos, sweet friend. Very soothing in this stressful week.
Hugs,
Laura

Peggy Jones said...

Hi Diana, thanks for stopping by. How serene and peaceful your cards are. Something badly needed in these days. Great job.
QMM

Mrs.Rabe said...

Lovely dolphin tale!

We like this area of Florida - we usually go down to Canaveral National Seashore to play on the beach.

Deanna

Karen said...

I really like the textures you used.

Karen said...

Great use of textures!

That sunset is glorious.

Joy H said...

So pretty! I do want to visit Florida soon. Haven't been there in about 15 years or so.

ellen b said...

Lovely images! I especially am drawn to the New Smyrna Beach collage...

Melissa Gill said...

Hello Neighbor! I live in Florida too! I love your FL pictures, they are beautiful. And I like how you linked them back to the original post! Great idea! I'll have to try that next time!

On Crooked Creek said...

Lavender Dreamer,
Despite the terrible events that have taken place at the Boston Marathon, your photos remind us of the beauty that still exsist in our world. Thank you for sharing such beauty through your camera lens!!! Lovely, tranquil Note Cards!!!
Fondly,
Pat

Shelia said...

Hi Diane! Your snaps are so beautiful and peaceful. Another senseless tragedy to hit our country. My prayers go out to them.
I wanted to thank you for popping in to Cindy's blog to see my home tour. Thank you so much for your sweet comments on my home.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Shelia said...

I'm back to say, I like your new id snap and your header is so cute!
Continue being a swetie,
Shelia ;)

Laurie Ritchey said...

Diane, these photos/mosaics would make beautiful note cards. Just looking at them relaxes me. Very well done. laurie

Cheryl @ TFD said...

Your photos are just beautiful, Diane. So peaceful and calming. Just what we all need right now. I missed out on the party because of modem problems. Glad that's all fixed now!

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Gorgeous pictures of our gorgeous Florida! It is all so peaceful, while so much of the nation is in terrible turmoil!

Trace4J said...

Praying here too.
What beautiful photos.
Love visiting you.
Woolie hugs

debra @ homespun said...

Oh I love the whale tail photo!

Boston : dismay at the evil in our world :( heartbreaking :(

JG said...

What a beautiful serene sunrise, Diane! So peaceful.
~Judy

missing moments said...

Love your Florida scenes! Looking forward to returning next week.

Elizabeth Andrus said...

Dear Sweet Diane, I hope you see this as I would love to send my little trinket box to you. Please email me at elizabeth.andrus@yahoo.com so that I may get your address.
PS I loved your mermaid post. You do know my secret wish to is to be one in Florida! Elizabeth

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Your photos all make wonderful note cards, Diane! I love the sunsets the best..all that golden glow is so pretty!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I coud really use some retail therapy, even if it's only virtual!

Pretty virtual postcards, too! :D